Saturday, January 22 2022

Through 3 Quarters

Only one more quarter stands between the Brooklyn Nets and the win they were favored to collect going into this night. Three quarters in and their offense has really been able to impose its will, dominating the Detroit Pistons 78-62.

Brooklyn has been relying on power forward Kevin Durant, who has 21 points and five assists along with nine boards, and power forward Blake Griffin, who has 13 points in addition to four rebounds.

Detroit hasn’t had any offensive standouts so far with all players held to 13 points or fewer.

they have lost 100% of the time when they were down heading into the fourth quarter this year, so this one seems just about wrapped up

Who’s Playing

Brooklyn @ Detroit

Current Records: Brooklyn 5-3; Detroit 1-7

What to Know

The Detroit Pistons haven’t won a game against the Brooklyn Nets since February 9th, but they’ll be looking to end the drought Friday. Detroit is getting right back to it as they host Brooklyn at 7 p.m. ET Nov. 5 at Little Caesars Arena. The Nets should still be feeling good after a win, while Detroit will be looking to regain their footing.

Detroit received a tough blow on Thursday as they fell 109-98 to the Philadelphia 76ers. A silver lining for Detroit was the play of small forward Jerami Grant, who had 27 points in addition to six boards.

Meanwhile, Brooklyn was able to grind out a solid victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, winning 117-108. Brooklyn’s power forward Kevin Durant did his thing and had 32 points and five assists along with seven rebounds.

Detroit is expected to lose this next one by 9.5. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn’t have high expectations for them since the squad is 1-6 ATS when expected to lose.

Detroit is now 1-7 while Brooklyn sits at 5-3. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: The Pistons have only been able to knock down 39.50% percent of their shots, which is the lowest field goal percentage in the league. The Nets’ defense has more to brag about, as they they have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 42.20%, which places them fourth in the league. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Little Caesars Arena — Detroit, Michigan
  • TV: Bally Sports – Detroit
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $23.00

Odds

The Nets are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Pistons, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Nets as a 10-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Brooklyn have won 11 out of their last 21 games against Detroit.

  • Oct 31, 2021 – Brooklyn 117 vs. Detroit 91
  • Mar 26, 2021 – Brooklyn 113 vs. Detroit 111
  • Mar 13, 2021 – Brooklyn 100 vs. Detroit 95
  • Feb 09, 2021 – Detroit 122 vs. Brooklyn 111
  • Jan 29, 2020 – Brooklyn 125 vs. Detroit 115
  • Jan 25, 2020 – Brooklyn 121 vs. Detroit 111
  • Nov 02, 2019 – Detroit 113 vs. Brooklyn 109
  • Mar 11, 2019 – Brooklyn 103 vs. Detroit 75
  • Oct 31, 2018 – Brooklyn 120 vs. Detroit 119
  • Oct 17, 2018 – Detroit 103 vs. Brooklyn 100
  • Apr 01, 2018 – Detroit 108 vs. Brooklyn 96
  • Feb 07, 2018 – Detroit 115 vs. Brooklyn 106
  • Jan 21, 2018 – Brooklyn 101 vs. Detroit 100
  • Jan 10, 2018 – Detroit 114 vs. Brooklyn 80
  • Mar 30, 2017 – Detroit 90 vs. Brooklyn 89
  • Mar 21, 2017 – Brooklyn 98 vs. Detroit 96
  • Nov 02, 2016 – Brooklyn 109 vs. Detroit 101
  • Mar 19, 2016 – Detroit 115 vs. Brooklyn 103
  • Feb 01, 2016 – Detroit 105 vs. Brooklyn 100
  • Jan 09, 2016 – Detroit 103 vs. Brooklyn 89
  • Nov 29, 2015 – Brooklyn 87 vs. Detroit 83

Injury Report for Detroit

  • Isaiah Livers: Game-Time Decision (Foot)
  • Chris Smith: Game-Time Decision (Knee)
  • Killian Hayes: Out (Thumb)

Injury Report for Brooklyn

  • Kyrie Irving: Out (Personal)
  • Nicolas Claxton: Out (Illness)

Source: CBSSports.com

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